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Get Funded! Investment Bootcamp for Ethnic Minority-Led Businesses

28 July, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Get you business investor ready at this 1 day bootcamp event.

Are you a founder from an ethnic minority background and looking to make your first raise? Sussex Innovation’s Investment Bootcamp is designed to give you the insights and tools to get your business investor ready.

This day of interactive workshops, led by business coach and investment expert Neema Amin, will explore the investment ecosystem, how to refine a compelling story and best practice for building and presenting a pitch deck. You’ll also gain valuable insights into what investors are really looking for and how to attract them to your business.


    • 10am – Welcome and introductions
    • 10.30am – The Basics
    • 11.30am – Break
    • 11.40am – The Details
    • 1pm – Lunch
    • 1.30pm – Being Prepared
    • 2.40pm – Mindset and Resilience
    • 3pm – Goodbyes

    Neema Amin – Neema Amin (MBA) is a growth strategist for early-stage startups and growth-oriented individuals. As the Founder of Escape Strategist, Neema helps fledgling entrepreneurs design a sustainable business that integrates work and life whilst positioning for financial freedom. She’s guided and mentored early-stage startups from ideation to funding and helped growth-oriented professionals make the leap from interesting projects to life-changing businesses that create a legacy.

    Sponsored by the University of Sussex.

    Did you know that the University of Sussex has a strong track record of working with industry partners, including SMEs?

    They can work with you on creating:

    • short-term consultancy projects
    • large-scale research contracts
    • in-depth analysis and insights
    • partnerships to secure grant funding
    • joint doctoral award or placements for a PhD student to work with you on research

    To find out more, contact the Innovation, Business and Partnerships Team at – collaborate@sussex.ac.uk


    Sussex Innovation Croydon
    12-16 Addiscombe Road
    Croydon, England CR0 0XT United Kingdom